The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 9 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 138 127 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.18% 13.80% 11.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.66% 16.54% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 121 115 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
702 768 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.30% 83.48% 72.12%
Number of salaries quoted 571 655 524
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 107 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 96 (38.55%) HTML
4 91 (36.55%) C++
5 84 (33.73%) Linux
6 82 (32.93%) C#
7 78 (31.33%) Java
8 77 (30.92%) CSS
9 68 (27.31%) PHP
10 67 (26.91%) .NET
11 62 (24.90%) SQL
11 62 (24.90%) TDD
12 61 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (21.29%) MySQL
13 53 (21.29%) XML
14 52 (20.88%) SQL Server
15 51 (20.48%) Computer Science
16 48 (19.28%) Degree
17 47 (18.88%) Python
18 46 (18.47%) OO
19 45 (18.07%) Windows
20 44 (17.67%) C
21 40 (16.06%) jQuery
22 39 (15.66%) Oracle
22 39 (15.66%) MVC
22 39 (15.66%) Scrum
23 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET
24 36 (14.46%) HTML5
25 34 (13.65%) ISO 9001
26 33 (13.25%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.02%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.20%) Node.js
4 2 (0.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Kentico
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) DNS
2 4 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (0.80%) Broadband
3 2 (0.80%) SNMP
3 2 (0.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.29%) MySQL
2 52 (20.88%) SQL Server
3 26 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.01%) Big Data
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (12.45%) Subversion
2 29 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (6.43%) Bugzilla
4 16 (6.43%) CruiseControl
4 16 (6.43%) Hudson
5 12 (4.82%) JIRA
5 12 (4.82%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.02%) Maven
6 10 (4.02%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.02%) RSpec
7 9 (3.61%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.61%) JUnit
8 6 (2.41%) Grunt
9 5 (2.01%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.40%) Bower
11 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (2.81%) Marketing
1 7 (2.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.01%) Finance
3 4 (1.61%) Games
4 3 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.80%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 124 (49.80%) Developer
2 92 (36.95%) Software Engineer
3 46 (18.47%) Senior Developer
4 37 (14.86%) PHP Developer
5 35 (14.06%) Software Developer
6 25 (10.04%) C# Developer
6 25 (10.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (7.63%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.43%) Senior PHP Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Lead Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Programmer
10 12 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (4.82%) Graduate
11 10 (4.02%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 10 (4.02%) Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 9 (3.61%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.55%) HTML
2 77 (30.92%) CSS
3 67 (26.91%) .NET
4 53 (21.29%) XML
5 40 (16.06%) jQuery
6 37 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.46%) HTML5
8 29 (11.65%) AngularJS
9 28 (11.24%) Web Services
10 27 (10.84%) RESTful
11 25 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.84%) LAMP
13 21 (8.43%) .NET Framework
14 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (7.63%) CSS3
15 19 (7.63%) JSON
15 19 (7.63%) XHTML
16 17 (6.83%) SOAP
16 17 (6.83%) STL
16 17 (6.83%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 33 (13.25%) Algorithms
3 26 (10.44%) Mathematics
4 24 (9.64%) Kindle
5 17 (6.83%) Client/Server
6 13 (5.22%) Open Source
7 12 (4.82%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.61%) Statistics
8 9 (3.61%) Physics
9 3 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.80%) User Experience
10 2 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.40%) Robotics
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 84 (33.73%) Linux
2 45 (18.07%) Windows
3 33 (13.25%) UNIX
4 16 (6.43%) Windows CE
4 16 (6.43%) Android
5 14 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.61%) Solaris
7 8 (3.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.41%) AIX
9 4 (1.61%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.80%) Debian
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.90%) TDD
3 61 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (18.47%) OO
5 39 (15.66%) MVC
5 39 (15.66%) Scrum
6 31 (12.45%) OOP
7 28 (11.24%) Multithreading
8 26 (10.44%) BDD
9 24 (9.64%) Mentoring
10 21 (8.43%) Coaching
11 18 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.22%) Android Development
13 13 (5.22%) User Stories
14 12 (4.82%) Domain-Driven Design
14 12 (4.82%) Kanban
14 12 (4.82%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.82%) Project Management
14 12 (4.82%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 97 (38.96%) JavaScript
2 91 (36.55%) C++
3 82 (32.93%) C#
4 78 (31.33%) Java
5 68 (27.31%) PHP
6 62 (24.90%) SQL
7 47 (18.88%) Python
8 44 (17.67%) C
9 24 (9.64%) Ruby
10 19 (7.63%) PHP5
11 12 (4.82%) Objective-C
12 10 (4.02%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.21%) T-SQL
13 8 (3.21%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.81%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.81%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.61%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.61%) Golang
16 3 (1.20%) Perl
17 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 48 (19.28%) Degree
2 23 (9.24%) PhD
3 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) HDFS
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) zsh
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (15.66%) Oracle
2 13 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.21%) Zend
4 4 (1.61%) Serena
4 4 (1.61%) Google
5 2 (0.80%) VMware
5 2 (0.80%) IBM
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe
5 2 (0.80%) Wind River
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Borland
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
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